Klamath & Lake Community Action Services Winter Giveaway Wednesday

Klamath & Lake Community Action Services will hold its annual Winter Giveaway this Wednesday, Jan. 31 to serve the homeless in the area.  The annual event provides a hot meal and winter supplies such as coats, blankets, hats and gloves. It’s weds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Klamath Assembly of God....
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Gold Hill Woman Dies in Rogue River Crash

 A Gold Hill woman has been killed after crashing into the Rogue River. Jackson County officials say for some reason Friday afternoon Melinda Fluck lost control and went across all lanes of Rogue River Highway just south of the City and went into the River. Her car was completely submerged with only a damaged...
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Acting Ranger Named for the Lakeview and Bly Ranger Districts

National Forest Silviculturist Shawn Martin has been named acting ranger for the Lakeview and Bly Ranger Districts for the next four months.  Martin is filling in behind previous Lakeview and Bly District Ranger Dave Brillenz, who has accepted a ranger position in California. Martin has previous experience in southern Oregon, including in the Siskiyou...
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Stearns Chosen Blue Zones Project Approved School

The Klamath County School District and Blue Zones Project Klamath Falls have announced the fourth Blue Zones Project Approved School in the district is Stearns Elementary.  Stearns and Blue Zones Project Klamath Falls are celebrating the accomplishment at an assembly today.  The celebration is paired up with Stearns’ honor roll awards. 
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Murder Arrest Made in Oregon Pines Death

A Beatty man has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbor in Oregon Pines. Police allege Richard Bryon Johnson killed the neighbor at the victim’s home Tuesday and tried to hide the body.  Johnson faces charges of Murder, Burglary I, Tampering with Evidence x 3, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.   In...
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Mt Ashland Ski Area Open For Season

Mt. Ashland Ski Area has received enough snow to open, with more on its way – skiers and riders delighted. Mt. Ashland Ski Area managers made the call Thursday morning to open Southern Oregon’s premier snow-sports destination for the season. In the last 24 hours the mountain received 14 inches of new snow near...
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State Tightens Rule on Selling Pot to Minors

 The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today approved a temporary rule increasing the penalties for marijuana retail licensees that sell marijuana to minors.  The rule includes a provision to revoke an individual’s marijuana worker permit if the permittee intentionally sells marijuana to a minor. For a first time offense of the unintentional sale of marijuana to...
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Oregon Tech Offering MS in Applied Behavior Analysis

Oregon Tech has announced a new Master of Science degree program in Applied Behavior Analysis. The degree is administered through the university’s Klamath Falls and Portland-Metro campuses with highly experienced faculty at each site to provide in-person and video-conferenced courses. Oregon Tech says there is a growing demand in the behavior analysis field.  Oregon...
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KCSD Grad Rate Again Exceeds State Rate

The Klamath County School District continues to exceed the state in its graduation rate. According to data released by the state Oregon Department of Education today, KCSD’s overall four-year graduation rate for 2016-17 was 77.87 percent; a little more than a point higher than the Oregon rate of
76.65. The district also outpaced the state...
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VFW/Marine Corps League Honor Guard Seeks New Members

The combined Color/Honor Guard of VFW Post 1383 and Detachment #373 of Marine Corps League are seeking additional Members for the Color Guard. Requirements are: Be an active duty member of a Military Organization of the United States Be a Veteran of a Military Organization of the United States and possess a Military Discharge...
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